In what is expected to be the strongest Trophy team to enter this year’s ISDE, France will be represented by Antoine Meo (E1), Rodrig Thain (E1), Pierre Renet (E2), Johnny Aubert (E2), Christophe Nambotin (E3) and Sebastien Guillaume (E3).
With both Nambotin and Meo currently leading their respective classes in the Enduro World Championship along with Renet and Thain sitting second overall in Enduro 2 and Enduro 3, and Aubert and Guillaume also figuring strongly, it’s easy to see that on paper France will be the Nation to beat in Germany.
Husaberg's Mathias Bellino spearheads France's Junior efforts © Lynn / Enduro21.com
In the Junior Trophy Husaberg’s Mathias Bellino and Yamaha’s Jeremy Joly, Kevin Rohmer and Alexandre Queyreyre will represent France. With Bellino currently leading the Enduro Junior World Championship and Joly the 2011 champion, France will also be a firm favourite in the race for Junior Trophy honours.
The final selection chosen by the President of the FFM, for the ISDE will be presented during the third round of the French Enduro Championship at Chabreloche on Friday, July 13.
Pre-selection World Trophy Team France:
Antoine Meo (KTM) in E1
Rodrig Thain (HM-Honda) in E1
Pierre Renet (Husaberg) in E2
Johnny Aubert (KTM) in E2
Christopher Nambotin (KTM) in E3
Sebastian Guillaume (GasGas) in E3
Pre-selection Junior Trophy Team France:
Mathias Bellino (Husaberg)
Kevin Rohmer (EEAT-FFM / Yamaha)
Alexander Queyreyre (EEAT-FFM / Yamaha)
Jeremy Joly (Yamaha)
Women screened France team:
Ludivine Puy (Gas Gas)
Rossat Audrey (KTM)
Blandine Dufrene (Husaberg)